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An eating disorder can be likened to an internal battle between two wolves, according to Julie White. "Which one will win?" she asked. "The one you feed." White was one of several individuals who shared stories of recovery from such disorders at a...
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Finally. After many contentious years, the American Psychiatric Assn. has unleashed DSM-5, the fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. If you know one thing about the DSM, it’s probably that this book is...
Troubled celebs struggling to overcome addictions might start pointing their limos in an unlikely direction: the remote Lake County town of Umatilla. The former Florida Elks Children's Hospital in Umatilla is being reborn as a luxury drug-rehab center...
The Times LeaderIt was so hectic in Atlanta, the Dallas High School LifeSmarts team had trouble remembering how many rounds they went through on the way to third place in the national competition. "It was three days," Decklan Cerza said. "And six competitions to...
Dear Amy: My father has cancer, along with other health issues. Though his prognosis is fine, my mother seems to be showing a complete lack of concern or involvement with his health care. He has gone to oncologist and radiologist visits by himself. He...
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Like other fourth-graders at Evanston's King Laboratory School, Jennifer Dreller's daughter was discreetly weighed during gym class as part of a routine fitness assessment. But the experience took a toll on the 10-year-old's self-esteem, her mother...
The Hartford CourantIn February 2010, Jonathan Noyes' uncle died suddenly. Several months later, during a summer trip to see the Statue of Liberty, Jonathan's much-loved grandmother started feeling ill. She was diagnosed with cancer and died two weeks before Christmas. Not...
ReutersBy Edith Honan NEW YORK, May 14 (Reuters) - New York City mayoral hopeful Christine Quinn spoke out on Tuesday about her decade-long struggle with bulimia and alcohol abuse after her mother's death from breast cancer. "It was such a challenging time,...
The Kansas City StarAs the school year winds down and kids sign yearbooks, a few students at Blue Valley Northwest have something else in mind. On a recent sunny afternoon they stick around after school to fill the backs of each other's white T-shirts with affirmations:...
The Hartford CourantIn the 1980s, a Massachusetts college student named Mika Brzezinski made regular late-night grocery store trips so she could binge on junk food, which she'd follow with days of fasting and running. At about the same time, in Connecticut, then-WTNH TV...
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South WindsorThink of a person with an eating disorder and your first thought will likely be of a college coed. Yet children as young as six and retired seniors are increasingly being treated for eating disorders. Those with eating disorders have the highest...
Dear Amy: Some friends and I are members of a pretty no-nonsense gym. The majority of members are hard-core athletes who train for upcoming marathons, while the rest of us are more "well-upholstered" Midwesterners trying to get fit. There is a problem...
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